Tag: Food Storage

Dehydrating Cantaloupe For Long Term Storage

Dehydrating Cantaloupe For Long Term Storage

Dehydrated Cantaloupe just may be my favorite dehydrated fruit. So I treat myself every so often with a few pieces. It really hits that sweet tooth.

How to Dehydrate Pasta For Quick Meals

How to Dehydrate Pasta For Quick Meals

I don’t know about you, but when I make anything with pasta- I either make too much or not enough. So for those times when I make too much, I wondered if it was possible to dehydrate our leftover pasta. Guess what…it is!! Dehydrated pasta comes in handy for my meals in a jar recipes and, also as a quick meal using my alfredo sauce. Most importantly, we don’t waste anymore pasta! WIN!!

The Best Pickled Okra

The Best Pickled Okra

My pickled okra was a huge hit, so I thought I would share it with you all. This is very easy to make, and you can change it up with different seasonings!

Why Dehydrating Is Useful

Why Dehydrating Is Useful

I get asked often why do I dehydrate food? Is it really that important? Well I went to answer and decided I will answer here. In this article I am going to share with you why I dehydrate, and what I do with the food I dehydrate. Also I will share with you reasons why dehydrating is worth your time.

Canning Sausage Patties

Canning Sausage Patties

We have very limited space in our freezers. Since freezers seem to be a hot commodity right now, we have to make due with what we have. Which is fine with us. We had a cow and pig go into a freezer all within a month of each other. I needed to free up space so I started to can the meat. These sausage patties are great to have on hand.

Open-Kettle Canning Pickles

Open-Kettle Canning Pickles

Many people often ask, “What is open-kettle canning”? It is really simple, HOT liquid, HOT jars, and HOT rings and lids. No processing. I open-kettle my pickles, and they are wonderful and crisp. So here is my process.

Making and Canning Sweet Tea Concentrate

Making and Canning Sweet Tea Concentrate

My husband travels here and there with his work. So my canned items come in handy, including this sweet tea concentrate. He loves his sweet tea, so I was beyond giddy when I figured this out. He can now have sweet tea without all the hassle of heating up the camper.

Making and Canning Homemade Caramel Dulce de Leche

Making and Canning Homemade Caramel Dulce de Leche

It is the perfect time of year for some homemade Caramel Dulce de Leche or just caramel. I love the fall for many reasons, one is apples dipped in caramel. Yum!

Dehydrating Peppers

Dehydrating Peppers

Dehydrating peppers are really simple, and a huge space saver. If properly dried and conditioned these will be shelf stable for years. Peppers are truly a must have to have on hand at all times.

Canning Banana Bread

Canning Banana Bread

When I heard that you can can all sorts of breads and cakes, well I had to see if that was true. Well I am here to tell you IT IS, and it is wonderful!


New YouTube video released: How to Can Potatoes

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